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Hot Hits

Easy Women Smoking Loose Cigarettes

Signature Theatre
Feb. 19 – Mar. 29
Firecracker play that takes the dysfunction, puts it back in the family, then gives it a hilarious - and subversive - stir.

Gun & Powder

Signature Theatre
Feb. 19 – 23
Two light-skinned African-American women who passed themselves as White to become notorious outlaws in the Wild West.

Becoming Jane

National Geographic
Thru Jun. 1
Explore Dr. Goodall’s early years through iconic images and a multiscreen experience and venture on a 3D exploration of Tanzania’s Gombe Stream National Park where she did her famous behavioral research on chimps.

National Philharmonic: Black Pioneers Composers w/Melissa White, violin

Strathmore
Sat. Feb 22
Piotr Gajewski conducts the National Philharmonic in this tribute to Black Composers in Classical Music featuring compositions by Wynton Marsalis, Florence Price, George Walker and William Grant Still.

Washington Performing Arts: Budapest Festival Orchestra

Strathmore
Fri. Feb 21
Under the baton of former NSO principal conductor Iván Fischer.

The Merry Wives of Windsor

Folger Theatre
Feb. 19 – Mar. 1
Shakespeare’s delightful comedy on love, money, deception, and the power of women. Directed by Aaron Posner.

Black History Month February 2020 in DC

Black History Month is celebrated throughout the DC region

DC Independent Film Festival March 4-8, 2020

DC Independent Film Festival presents 5 days of films, masterclasses, drinks & discussions. This year DCIFF celebrates their 21st Anniversary as the oldest independent film festival in Washington, DC.

Spotlights

WNO: Don Giovanni

The Kennedy Center
Feb. 29 – Mar. 22

Motherhood Redux: Camille Dungy, Tina Chang, and Beth Ann Fennelly

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Wed. Mar 11

YAO YAO

The Kennedy Center
Feb. 29 – Mar. 1

NSO Music for Young Audiences: Mozart Mash-Up

The Kennedy Center
Feb. 22 – 23

Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote

National Archives
Thru Jan. 3, 2021

NSO: Noseda conducts Mahler's Fifth and Schubert

The Kennedy Center
Feb. 20 – 22

NSO: Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto

The Kennedy Center
Feb. 27 – 29

Renée Fleming VOICES: Norm Lewis

The Kennedy Center
Sat. Feb 29
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